As co-founder and president of Eventbrite, Julia Hartz has evolved the company from an innovative ticketing solution to the world’s largest self-service platform for live experiences. Since the company founding in 2006, Eventbrite has generated billions in gross ticket sales, with more than 200 million tickets processed to events and experiences around the globe.
In the years since founding Eventbrite, Julia has been honored as one of Fortune’s 2015 40 Under 40 business leaders, Inc.’s 35 under 35 in 2014, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2013, and has been profiled for her leadership and impact in top publications around the world.
Julia landed in Silicon Valley via Hollywood where she began her career as a development executive at MTV and FX Networks. In today’s digital age, Julia believes that real-life, human experiences lead to individual happiness and strong global communities. This belief continues to fuel her passion while running Eventbrite today.